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Have you ever wondered how to write a children’s book, and if you have what it takes to create one?
For me, it’s this smile. That’s my reason for writing children’s books.
Many aspiring (and even accomplished) authors dream of writing a children’s book.
Maybe you have an incredible idea that you can’t stop thinking about. Or maybe you want to put to paper your little one’s favorite bedtime story–the one you made up while snuggling together. Whatever the reason, now is the time to check this dream off your bucket list.
Writing and publishing your own children’s book is no longer difficult to do, nor is it financially unattainable. You could spend half a fortune just figuring out how to go about all the steps involved, but this article will save you tons of moola and loads of headaches.
Unless you’re a celebrity or have a large following already, self-publishing your children’s book is a great way to get your foot in the door, even if your ultimate goal is to get published the traditional way. If you present a well-performing book and an established author platform, your chances of landing a publishing deal are much higher than if you simply submit a query or manuscript.
In this article, you will learn:
Exactly how to make a children’s book
How to pick the right age group for your book
The elements needed to make a children’s book
How to create a book dummy
Where to find the perfect illustrator
Here’s a roadmap to outline the steps we’ll take to walk through how to publish a children’s book: